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But they won't include the state or its inspectors in any lawsuits or settlements because Ohio, like many other states, gives its ride inspectors immunity from negligence accusations. The result is most lawsuits target the ride owners and manufacturers but not the government-employed inspectors - a ...
NN The federal government wants to seize $3.5 million in assets from the owner of two Ohio substance abuse treatment centers alleging he conducted an extensive Medicaid fraud ... 19, 2017 photo shows Ryan Sheridan posing for a portrait in the hallway of the Rich Center for Autism in Youngstown, Ohio.

In remarks at a job training site in Ohio against a backdrop of union workers in hard hats, Trump boasted of the $21 billion for infrastructure in the recently enacted government spending bill — money he had ignored when he grudgingly signed the measure on Friday. He then hopscotched across a host of ...
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will take Air Force One to Ohio — then likely on to his South Florida resort — on Thursday to try breathing life into an infrastructure plan his senior aides now say will take multiple years to bring about. The White House hopes to get some — but not all — of his $1.5 ...
Trump is visiting Richfield, Ohio, to sell Americans on his plan to use $200 billion in federal money to spur at least $1.5 trillion in spending over a decade ... Trump was last seen in public on Friday, when he used an appearance at the White House to criticize a massive government funding bill he had signed ...
The federal government prohibits doctors from prescribing medical marijuana. Ohio's law instead allows people with one of 21 medical conditions that include cancer, Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy, to buy and use marijuana with a doctor's recommendation. The law doesn't allow for smoking marijuana.

“We want to empower them to make change in themselves, but also in their communities and in our government,” Ohio organizer Christian Tamte said of the trip, “and to make the changes that they want to see in the world.” Tamte, the owner of Columbus-based Rise Travel, said her work often focuses on ...
COLUMBUS — As Toledo prepares to go before the Ohio Supreme Court next month to defend its automated traffic camera program from state-imposed ... It would withhold Local Government Fund revenue-sharing dollars from all cities, villages, and townships with automated, stationary red-light and ...
Ohio reported job gains in sectors including educational and health services; leisure and hospitality; financial activities; other services; and trade transportation and utilities. Those gains exceeded losses in professional and business services and information. Government employment in Ohio decreased by ...
The federal government prohibits doctors from prescribing medical marijuana. Ohio's law instead allows people with one of 21 medical conditions that include cancer, Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy, to buy and use marijuana with a doctor's recommendation. The law doesn't allow for smoking marijuana.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to visit Ohio next week to promote his plans to rebuild and repair the nation's roads and bridges. Trump asked Congress in February to consider using a $200 billion federal investment to leverage more than $1 trillion in state, local and private funding to ...
... at a closed uranium enrichment plant in Piketon, and millions more for Ohio to combat opioid addiction. The $1.3 trillion measure, which needs Senate approval by Friday night, keeps the federal government open until the end of September and boosts spending for both defense and domestic programs.
FILE - A combination of file photos shows Republican candidates for governor Ohio Attorney General and former U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine, left, on Feb. 5, 2013, in Richfield, Ohio; and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, right, on Nov. 4, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Robert Paduchik, the co-chairman of the Republican National ...
Bill Seitz, a Cincinnati Republican, said the bill was a response to the Ohio Supreme Court's ruling last year that determined the legislature could not restrict local governments' use of the cameras. Seitz said the bill will test local governments' claims that the camera programs are intended to increase safety ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A state law that prohibits doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome was placed on hold by a federal ... "A woman should be able to trust her physicians and have confidential conversations with them without worrying about government interference.
Due to increasing substance abuse in Cincinnati and other major Ohio cities, local legislators and medical professionals have called upon health insurers to partner up with the government's efforts to address the issue. On March 7, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and President of the Ohio Society of ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo, Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, member of the House Appropriations Committee, speaks during a markup hearing on FY2018 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill, FY2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill; ...

House Bill 512 proposes to largely dismantle the Ohio Department of Education, merging most of its functions into a new Department of Learning, which also ... Schnipke said the bill may not currently impede her ability to home-school her children, “but it does open doors that give the government the right to ...
First-time candidate Mike Gibbons places himself firmly on the conservative side of the Republican Party. He's given hundreds of thousands of dollars to other GOP hopefuls, but after a few too many outbursts at the way the federal government has run, Gibbons views those outside the political establishment ...
... anti-discrimination law in Ohio on the basis of sexual orientation for employment, housing and public services, and a state-wide anti-sexual harassment law for public agencies and companies that work with state government; and invest in job training and re-training program to help out-of-work Ohioans.
Larry Crile, mayor of the Village of Ostrander, has run into problems with getting information out to the public because the villages has to follow the rules set by the Ohio Revised Code. He said Facebook is not bound by the rules of the Ohio Revised Code like the village is as a government entity. “If you get ...
Commissioner Tim Bubb agreed with Flowers' assessment of Edelblute: "Dave is one of those people who really exemplifies what we mean by good government." Edelblute, who turned 54 this month, took a circuitous route to the Licking County Courthouse. He spent much of his childhood in West Virginia, ...
Nonetheless, some officials look for ways to circumvent the law and, unfortunately, some Ohio courts have issued rulings that mock the admonition to favor openness. Examples of disdain for open government on both the local and national scenes are cause for concern. Consider a Feb. 9 meeting of the ...
Ohio School Boards Association asks districts to adopt resolution advocating for the government to better fund school safety efforts. ... COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio School Boards Association is asking districts to adopt a resolution that calls school violence "an epidemic" and advocates for the ...
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The Payroll Project includes a searchable online database of 388,643 salaries — and counting — from employees in state government, as well as area counties, school districts, cities, townships, villages ... SEARCH THE DATABASE HERE The Payroll Project is assembled using Ohio public records law.
... government,” Mr. Brown said. “When it comes to what they're really trying to do every day, it's the bidding of the billionaire Republican establishment — of Wall Street, of the drug companies, of the gun lobby.” Both national parties have a great deal at stake in Ohio. For Republicans, the 2018 elections are ...
Ohio is neither freezing for lack of governmental sunshine nor basking in the brilliance of total transparency. Amid national Sunshine Week, which observes the importance of citizen access to public records and meetings, Ohioans have it better than residents in many other states saddled with ...
With the right choices by government -- choices that include, but are not limited to, enforcing existing fair trade laws -- manufacturing can once again be a driver of shared prosperity and good jobs here in Ohio and across the country. Many people, especially young people, have reason to be skeptical of ...
Coal producer Murray Energy lobbied on the latest bill to roll back renewable energy “mandates” in Ohio, while it fought for government intervention to prevent the closure of old and uncompetitive coal-fired power plants. In a private letter dated January 24, 2017 and sent to Ohio Representative Bill Seitz, ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's workers compensation agency is increasing its financial effort to help protect firefighters from carcinogens they face on the job. The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation announced a new plan Tuesday that will provide $2.7 million in grants to fire departments, the Columbus ...
When I get together with my counterparts in other states — such as the Florida First Amendment Foundation, Open Oregon, the New England First Amendment Coalition, or the Ohio Coalition for Open Government — I often imagine us as residents of a nursing home sharing our ailments. We nod and tsk-tsk ...
This request was fiercely opposed by Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) boss Jim Zehringer and his appointees, no doubt on marching orders from Gov. John Kasich. The idea of a leaner Ohio government seemed to be the goal, without regard of what wildlife professionals and sportsmen were ...
LEGISLATIVE FRIENDS — Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, left, talks with Jerry Krupinski of Steubenville, a former state legislator who served with Cordray when he was in the General Assembly, during a meet-and-greet with area Democrats at Scaffidi's Restaurant Friday ...
In a March 1, 2018 interview in Columbus, Ohio, McNamee said the state is weighing concerns by drug wholesalers about proposed new regulations. ... Such paperwork “places an undue and onerous burden on dangerous drug distributors,” said John Convello, the IPC government relations director.
The government won in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in February 2015, but lost in the Second Circuit ruling in September 2016. The Trump administration decided not to pursue the case, but later joined the State of Ohio, which as the plaintiff has several other states on ...
Since Day One, we've worked tirelessly to keep our promises to the people of Ohio. We've rolled back the heavy hand of government by repealing regulations, eliminating 22 old rules for each new one. We've unlocked the affordable and abundant energy that powers Ohio's economy. And we've stood up ...
Ohio added more than 12,000 jobs and saw its unemployment rate fall in January, according to data released Friday, March 9, by the state Department of Job and Family Services. ... Government employment, at 785,200, increased 3,200 with gains in local (+2,700) and state (+500) government. Federal ...
Marijuana legalization is a rapidly evolving area that is highly dependent on a particular statute's language and court interpretations – as well as the enforcement position of the federal government. Ohio's medical marijuana law hasn't been tested in court yet, so at this point it's uncertain how the courts will ...
The sectors in Ohio gaining jobs in January included professional and business services, in which employment was up by 5,900 jobs. Government employment increased by 3,200, with local government gaining 2,700 jobs and state government increasing by 500 jobs. Construction gained 2,600 jobs, ...
The federal government provides the second-largest source of the state's revenue. From 2000 to 2015, federal aid to Ohio increased from 27.2 percent of the state's revenue in 2000 to 35.7 percent in 2015. Nationally in 2017, the employment rate rose for the seventh consecutive year among prime age ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The government says eight people have been charged with laundering money obtained from online romance scams based in Ohio. Federal prosecutors say the individuals created false profiles on online dating sites including Match.com and MillionaireMatch.com and contacted men ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTRF) - On Friday a bill was introduced by State Reps. John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) and Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) to reinstate the Local Government Fund back to the 2005 funding levels. The Local Government Fund in each city, township, village, and county pay for various ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “happened at a good time.” Scalia remains a hero ...
We've been asking questions of government officials, lobbyists and corporate managers who stand in the way of a clean economy since 2009. Bill Seitz's actions are the latest in a long line of government officials who have drawn our attention and appear to be more closely aligned with entrenched, fossil ...
AKRON, Ohio - The government needs to work harder to bring investment into communities like Akron and Youngstown, which essentially feel like they're on their own. That's the motivation behind a recent bus tour led by U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan D-Ohio and Ro Khanna, D-Calif., that brought a group of venture ...
Automatic weapons are legal to own as long if they were made before May 1986 and are registered with the federal government. Ohio law bans most automatic weapons, often called machine guns, by grouping them with other dangerous items such as explosives, grenades and nitroglycerin.
The announcement touted Anthony's "35 years of experience in state government" and noted his past job as deputy tax commissioner. The promotion came with a 23-percent raise, to $100,006 a year. Schuler told the Dispatch the commission did not consider Anthony's 2014 conviction because Anthony's ...
(TNS) — COLUMBUS — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced Wednesday the launch of Orange Township's online checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com. In December 2014, Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in ...
While saying those convicted of crimes deserve a second chance, Catherine Turcer, executive director of Common Cause Ohio, a nonprofit good government group, saw it differently. “It doesn't erase the fact what happened and the taxpayers of Ohio will not look kindly at this type of rehiring. It just makes ...


 

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